With his warm, rich tenor and emotionally powerful songs, Brendan James announces himself as an artist-to-watch on his dazzling debut album The Day is Brave. Rooted in the classic singer/songwriter tradition, with its introspective lyrics and unforgettable melodies, the album is 11 tracks of stunning songcraft: elegant, earthy, and displaying a total lack of artifice that is rare in the pop world these days. <br /><br />"It feels great to make this record on my own terms." James says. "These songs have been pent up in my mind for years and to get them finished and out there for people to hear is extremely exciting. I'm looking forward to playing for anyone that will listen," James says with a smile on his face. <br /><br />Listen out for Brendan James and The Day is Brave June 3rd.